Quilts With A Message: Chicago’s Modern Quilt Guild Speaks Out On Social Justice

Chicago Modern Quilt Guild
Chicago Modern Quilt Guild
Chicago Modern Quilt Guild
Chicago Modern Quilt Guild

Quilts With A Message: Chicago’s Modern Quilt Guild Speaks Out On Social Justice

As long as there have been quilts, they’ve chronicled our collective history with messages that mapped freedom for runaway slaves, highlighted political issues, supported fundraising and social movements, and more.

Reset checks in with the Chicago Modern Quilt Guild. The group is showcasing some of its best designs over the past decade in a new book, “Modern Quilts in the Second City: Ten Years of the Chicago Modern Quilt Guild.

GUEST: Amy Struckmeyer, member and past president, Chicago Modern Quilt Guild

Laura Hartrich, Chicago Modern Quilt Guild member